|Other: Louis Alphonse Poitevin |
|Dates: ||1819 - 1882, 4 March|
|Born: ||France, Sarthe, Conflans-sur-Anille|
French photographer, printer and inventor of photographic processes.
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|Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography.|| ||Go to website|
|Grove Art Online (www.groveart.com) has a biography of this artist. |
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The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.
If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.
|• Sobieszek, Robert A. and Deborah Irmas 1994 the camera i: Photographic Self-Portraits (Los Angeles: LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art) p.229, Plate 1 [When the Audrey and Sydney Irmas collection was donated to LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1992 the museum gained a remarkable collection of self portraits of notable photographers. If you need a portrait of Alphonse-Louis Poitevin this is a useful starting point.] |